Take a journey into the wild and extreme world of GWAR, one of the universe’s most iconic heavy metal/collective art/monster bands you’ve probably never heard of. This is GWAR is a wickedly entertaining, wildly captivating, mind-blowing true story and Shudder Exclusive.
The film is set for its barnstorming Blu-ray, DVD and Digital release on October 24, 2022, courtesy of Acorn Media International and comes with a mother load of enticing extras including a commentary, a fascinating feature behind the scenes and interviews.
This aural and visual delight tells the eye-opening and terrifyingly chilling story of an iconic collective that has been described as one of the sickest bands in the world and is told by the humans who fought to keep it alive for over 30 years old. years.
Scott Barber’s feature-length documentary (The Orange Years: The Nickelodeon Story, American Clown) offers a stunning, deeply honest and personal insight into the world of these shocking pioneers.
Formed in Richmond, Virginia in 1984 – composed and operated by a frequently rotating line-up of musicians, artists and filmmakers known collectively as Slave Pit Inc – GWAR quickly established themselves as a heavy metal legend .
Following the band’s debut, through to their near-commercial success, this stunning feature film tells a tale of devastating dark times to triumph over adversity and features a stellar roster of contributors and fans including Jackass’ Bam Marger, the actor Ethan Embry (Empire Records, Grace and Frankie, Sneaky Pete) and the true original ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic). There’s also footage of their wickedly outlandish performances and a host of colorful interviews making this documentary a total blast from start to finish.
Loudly and proudly celebrating one of heavy metal’s most iconic and original collectives, This is GWAR promises to thrill you – and more.
Enter the unique, crazy, and utterly brilliant world of GWAR at your own risk.
SPECIAL FEATURES include:
• Commentary track with Derks and Bob Gorman
• Behind the scenes of a GWAR show
• GWAR on Empire Records
• The Legend of GWAR
• Last interview with Dave Brockien
• A message from the Scumdogs of the universe
• Four pillars of GWAR
• Visit to Slave Pit with Michael Bishop
• GWAR from outside